AsthmaInfo Center

Predicting Asthma in Middle-Aged Women
In a new study, low-levels of fat protein may predict future risk of developing asthma in middle-aged women. This predictive power was especially true for women who smoked.
Antibiotics and Asthma, an Adverse Relationship?
The rise of childhood asthma may be linked to antibiotic use. A new study focused on how antibiotics may prevent healthy immune system development leading to new cases of asthma.
Wiki Your Way to Better Asthma Management
Asthma action plans are a valuable asset for managing symptoms. A community-based wiki may allow even more asthma sufferers to use an action plan that's right for them.
Climate Change Heating Up Respiratory Diseases
Mild winters and warmer weather year round may have some negative side effects. A new position paper believes that climate change will be responsible for even more respiratory disease cases.
Childhood Asthma is Hard to Predict
Childhood asthma continues to be a tricky thing to predict. New studies are bringing doubt to the effectiveness of using atopy , a genetic predisposition to allergic reactions, to predict asthma.
Your Blood May Predict Steroid Resistance
Steroid resistance may not be known until the treatment fails for asthma patients. Blood testing may help predict resistance so asthma patients can choose the right treatment.
Controling of Your Child's Asthma
Asthma control is an important, but difficult, aspect of the disease for parents. A non-invasive test can help measure control which can lead to better treatment.
Race and Obesity Linked to Increased Asthma
Obesity is a risk factor for several diseases, including asthma. In a new study, obesity increased the risk of asthma in children but the risk varied between ethnic and racial groups.
Asthma is Poorly Controlled in America
For asthma sufferers, taking medicine is a daily routine. Surprisingly, a new study shows that nearly half of asthma sufferers are not taking controller medications.
Five Steps for a Better Allergy Season
Allergy season means irritation for many but relief is available. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ( ACAAI ) has five ways to take control of allergy season.